I actually can't stand the music from Generation III. It's probably not that it's bad so much as that I really hate the direction and the trumpets. It's just not my cup of tea, and it didn't really feel like Pokemon music. I much prefer Gen V's music.
Agreed tc, the RSE soundtracks are awesome. I have a serious love for GBA music in general, (Megaman Zero, Megaman Battle Network, Sonic Advance, etc.) and the Pokemon soundtracks provide great GBA tunes. Emerald is one of few games where I will always watch the opening video. It's beautiful and motivating, and the title screen's music is just amazing.
The music in Generation III is the most overrated soundtrack in the series. I can't stand listening to it. Sure the trumpets are cool.....if the GBA was good at imitating the trumpet, too bad it isn't. I see nothing innovative about it at all.
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